School of Rock 2: Jack Black wants a sequel even though he knows he shouldn't

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Jack Black has expressed interest in doing a School of Rock sequel, but gets that director Richard Linklater probably wants to work on new projects.

"I'd love to do a School of Rock sequel. Or a Nacho Libre sequel,” he told Digital Spy.

"The thing is, I don't want to do anything that doesn't have the original creative team behind it, and it just so happens that I've worked with people who are real originals. 

"And they don't want to go back from whence they came, they want to go on to the next thing. I think that's the true creative spirit - and it's a not really a sequel one [laughs]."

The 2003 movie, in which Black played a struggling rock musician masquerading as a primary school teacher, has been an enduring hit, and Black pointed out that it's living on in other formats.

“It's found life in other places and it's a big Broadway phenomenon,” he added.

"The TV show is happening without me - I have nothing to do with it, but I think Nickelodeon is taking a crack at turning that into a series.”

Black next appears as a fictional version of children’s author R.L. Stine in Goosebumps, while Linklater is working on 80s comedy Everybody Wants Some.